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Pan-American Highway Road Trip


Yes! Let's just pack our things and go. One month, 6 months, a year? Everyone's had thoughts like this at one time or another and nobody can say that Germans don't know how to travel. It's with good reason that we are not only known as the "World Champions of Hearts" (because of the World Cup in 2006) but we are also the world champions when it comes to travelling.

Perfect exposure with a graduated filter


Rocky, steep and fairly strenuous – we worked up quite a sweat on the climb up to the Teufelsloch (Devil's hole) near Altenahr. And of course we couldn't leave home without all of our photography equipment. Alongside a single-lens reflex camera and the high speed Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD, we also had a graduated filter in our rucksack on this trip. The graduated filter allows you to reduce high contrasts between the sky and landscape. Ideal for taking photographs on sunny days when the dynamic range of the camera is not sufficient to capture details in highlights and shadows with one single exposure.



SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011) awarded “Best Expert DSLR Lens”

Wood Anemones in the Sun


Even without a macro lens, it is entirely possible to take great pictures of flowers. We realised this one day when we discovered several wood anemones by the golden light of the afternoon sun. The Anemone nemorosa doesn't normally bloom until April, but the mild winter has given us an early floral start this year.

Dobra rada: Sun Surveyor pomoże wybrać najlepsze światło


Fotografowie natury i architektury wiedzą, jak decydujący wpływ na jakość fotografii ma światło. Jeżeli słońce znajduje się wysoko na niebie, kontrasty są zbyt mocne, a światło zbyt płaskie. Najlepsze warunki do fotografowania zapewnia poranek oraz zmierzch. Światło jest wtedy miękkie lub ciepłe, podkreśla strukturę i modeluje szczegóły.